If you want to travel to Germany for business or tourism purposes, know that Germany is a Schengen Area country. So, if you find out that you need a visa to travel there, what you must apply for is a Germany Schengen Visa, not a German visa. The application process is not complicated, and iVisa can help with some of it. To learn more about the Germany Schengen Visa, the answers to the most commonly asked questions below should be of assistance.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Are the citizens of Haiti required to obtain a Schengen Visa to visit Germany?
Yes. The visa policy of the Schengen Area requires Haitians to obtain a Germany Schengen Visa before traveling to Germany.
Is the Germany Schengen Visa available online?
Sadly, no. You cannot apply for a Germany Schengen Visa online. You have to go to the German embassy or consulate in your country for that.
How can iVisa help me with the Germany Schengen Visa?
While we may not be able to issue the visa itself, our services provide assistance with the application form. Basically, you give you all the necessary information and documents, and we will send you a completed application form for you to submit to the German embassy. Not only that, but we will handle the interview appointment as well. A preparation guide will be sent to you so that you can get ready for it.
What do I need for a successful application process?
As long as you meet all the requirements for a Germany Schengen Visa, the application process should be successful. Here is what you are going to need:
Passport – it has to be valid for another 6 months from arrival and include at least 3 blank pages for the stamps
A passport scan of the information page
A scan of the passport’s last page – not always applicable
Accommodation details – i.e., a hotel booking confirmation, an Airbnb receipt, or anything else that proves you have a place to stay while in Germany
Proof of sufficient funds – according to Germany’s visa policy, you ought to have at least €45 per day. You can use cash, credit cards, and cheques. In other Schengen Area countries, that amount can be lower or higher
E-mail address – the document you apply for online is sent via e-mail in PDF format.
Means of online payment –credit and debit cards, PayPal, Alipay, or WeChat
Do I have to wait long for my completed application form to arrive?
That is for you to decide. Since not all applicants have the same needs, iVisa created three processing speed options. That way, you are free to choose the one that you find most suitable for you. They are as follows:
Standard processing – your application form is sent within 10 Business Days
Rush processing – you have to wait 8 Business Days for your completed application form to be sent to you
Super Rush processing – it only takes 6 Business Days for your completed application form to be sent to you
How much does it cost to get a completed application form with iVisa?
First of all, keep in mind that the cost of the Germany Schengen Visa itself is to be handled when you go to the embassy. As for the fees for our services, iVisa will charge you depending on how fast you want your online application to be processed. Therefore, there are three available prices:
Standard - USD 25.00
Rush - USD 45.00
Super Rush - USD 80.00
How long is the Germany Schengen Visa valid for?
The Germany Schengen Visa has a validity period of 180 days after arrival.
How many entries does a Germany Schengen Visa cover?
The Germany Schengen Visa is a Single Entry visa.
How long can I stay in Germany when I travel with a Germany Schengen Visa?
The Germany Schengen Visa covers a stay of maximum 90 days Per Entry.